CCAC News

Packard Research Group ~ Hiring Post-doctoral researcher

Position Title: Post-Doctoral Researcher Job Description: Post-doctoral researcher sought for full-time position at the Colorado School of Mines, in collaboration with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). This position will focus on validating methods of...

Corinne Packard receives The Faculty Excellence Award

The Faculty Excellence Award, which recognizes a tenured or tenure-track faculty member for significant and meritorious achievement in teaching and scholarship, was presented to Corinne Packard. “Dr. Packard is a leading researcher in the mechanical properties and...

Liangzhu Zhu Gave Talk at MRS Annual Meeting 2019

 High-performance reversible proton-conducting ceramic cells for power generation and energy storage through ammonia Liangzhu Zhua*, Chris Cadiganb, Chuancheng Duana, Jake Huanga, Liuzhen Biana, Long Leb, Neal Sullivanb*, Ryan O’Hayrea* (a)Metallurgical and Materials...

Chuancheng Duan was first author on paper appearing in Nature Energy. Other CCAC co-authors included Prof. Ryan O’Hayre, Prof. Liangzhu Zhu, PhD student Dylan Jennings, and CCAC visiting student Liuzhen Bian

Highly efficient reversible protonic ceramic electrochemical cells for power generation and fuel production Chuancheng Duan, Robert Kee, Huayang Zhu, Neal Sullivan, Liangzhu Zhu, Liuzhen Bian, Dylan Jennings & Ryan O’Hayre Nature Energy 4, 230–240 (2019) |...

CCAC eNewsletter ~ Fall/Winter 2018

Our News... • CCAC Student Conference ~ 2018 • Featured CCAC Graduate Students ~ John Mangum and George Burton • 2019 CCAC Conference • AACCM meeting Held in Golden • CCAC Congratulates Our Summer Graduate! ~ Debora R. Barcellos De Oliveira • Colorado Section of the...



Upcoming CCAC Thesis Defenses


George Burton
PH.D. Candidate

” Interpreting Macroscale Conductivity Behavior of Ceria-based Oxides via Nanoscale Quantification of Grain Boundaries”

Date: 29 October 2019
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Hill Hall 300

Abstract: click below


Kevin Talley
PH.D. Candidate

“Understanding Piezoelectric Nitrides by Combinatorial Methods “

Date: 30 October 2019
Time: 10:00am
Location: Hill Hall 300

Abstract: click below



Recent CCAC Thesis Defenses


John Mangum
PH.D. Candidate

“Investigation of TiO2Polymorph Selectivity as Influenced by the Amorphous Precursor State”

Date: 9/24/2019
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Starzer Welcome Center Board Room (SWC 112)

Abstract: click below



Katie Gann
MS Candidate

“Phase Stability, Sintering, and Electrical Properties of the (Mg,Ni,Co,Cu,Zn)O Entropy Stabilized Oxide System”

Date: 7/3/2019
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Hill Hall 300

Abstract: click below


Bret Ley
MS Candidate

“Wafer-Scale Controlled Spalling and Reuse of (100)-Oriented Germanium”

Date: 5/22/2019
Time: 1pm
Location: Hill Hall 300

Abstract: click below


Nooraldeen Alkurd
PhD Candidate

“Demonstration of functional 111-V photovoltaic cell via processing of porous Ge substrates “

Date: 3/8/2019
Time: Noon
Location: Hill Hall 300

Abstract: click below


Debora R. Barcellos de Oliveira

PhD Candidate

“Design of Perovskites for Solar Thermochemical Hydrogen Production”

Date: 7/16/2018
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Marquez Hall 106

Abstract: click below


 Brandon Cox
Master’s Candidate

“Critical Evaluation of Additively Manufactured Electrical Ceramics for Functionally Graded Materials Applications”

Date: 4/2/2018
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: HH300

Abstract: click below

ADVISOR
Dr. Geoff Brennecka
COMMITTEE
Dr. Brian Gorman
Dr. David Diercks

 



Chuancheng Duan
PhD Candidate

“Ceramic Electrochemical cells for power generation and fuel production”

Date: 3/19/2018
Abstract: Click Here

ADVISOR
Dr. Ryan O’Hayre
COMMITTEE
Dr. Jianhua Tong
Dr. Neal Sullivan
Dr. Robert Braun
Dr. Huayang Zhu